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Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

| 01/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital performed the first-ever laparoscopic surgery on a newborn here. The technique, also known as keyhole surgery, was used to operate on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns which keeps food [...]

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Red Bay Primary library gets makeover

Red Bay Primary library gets makeover

| 31/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Volunteers from Prospect Community Group (PCG) gave up their Saturday to help give the Red Bay Primary School library a facelift. Part of the school’s library rejuvenation project, the work, which took place 26 August, included cleaning, organising and repainting the entire space [...]

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Tennis players come back strong after summer

Tennis players come back strong after summer

| 30/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fifth PwC Junior Tennis Tournament was played in great conditions on 25 and 26 August, with the rain holding off and under a slight breeze. The first junior competition after the summer break made for excited and energised players, stated a press release. Jake Fagan won the 10- [...]

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Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

| 29/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Kevie-Ann Peirre of Bodden Town was crowned the new Miss Teen Cayman Islands at a pageant featuring six contestants held Saturday, 26 August at the Lions Centre. This marked Peirre’s second time participating in the pageant, which opened with a dance performance by the six young [...]

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NCAA college basketball teams to play in Cayman

NCAA college basketball teams to play in Cayman

| 29/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Eight top NCAA Division 1 men’s college basketball teams from the US will be coming to Grand Cayman in November to play in the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic preseason tournament. The Cincinnati Bearcats, Iowa Hawkeyes, Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns, Wyoming Cowboys, B [...]

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Summer interns gain legal experience

Summer interns gain legal experience

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 16 young Caymanians have spent the summer interning with an offshore law firm in Cayman. The students, depending on their studies, either worked alongside lawyers in areas including funds, finance and commercial litigation, or had the opportunity to work with corporate s [...]

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DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the [...]

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Inmates give back to the community

Inmates give back to the community

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) rolled out its new community works programme this month, as inmates hit the streets with trash bags in hand, ready to give back to the community. “We are thrilled to launch this pilot clean-up project called ‘Prison Communi [...]

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Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

| 24/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 100 children have completed a four-week summer camp devoted to nature- and heritage-based arts and crafts activities. Jointly run by the National Trust and Art Nest Creative Studio, the camp, “Art of Nature”, was held at the Trust’s operational base in Dart Park on Sout [...]

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Prison Service promotes Caymanian officer

Prison Service promotes Caymanian officer

| 23/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) has promoted the department’s newest Caymanian prison officer. Roxanne Walton started her career as an operational support grade officer in October 2015. After working for more than a year in that position and then understudy [...]

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Equestrians place second at jumping competition

Equestrians place second at jumping competition

| 23/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands equestrians Chloe Fowler and Ashley van den Bol just missed the top spot at the recent Caribbean Junior Jumping Competition, coming away as reserve champions after a tiebreaker with the Bermuda team. The Pan American Equestrian Confederation sponsored the competition [...]

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Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs Tara Rivers has met with senior managers in her portfolio, during which they briefed her on operations and initiatives, plans for the coming years and other pressing matters. “As the new Minister for these entities, it was important [...]

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YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): More than 30 kids in Cayman Brac spent two weeks immersed in history and culture at a camp organised by the YMCA in partnership with Brac native Simone Scott. The Cayman Brac Culture Camp took place from 31 July to 11 August at the Heritage House, and included such activities as fi [...]

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U-15s close out CONCACAF tourney undefeated

U-15s close out CONCACAF tourney undefeated

| 21/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team finished undefeated in the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 2-0 shutout of Antigua & Barbuda on Friday, 18 August, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Brimming with confidence after dispatching [...]

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Cayman U-15s win group with third victory

Cayman U-15s win group with third victory

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team secured top spot in Group G at the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a convincing 4-0 victory over Saint Martin in the final group game at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on Wednesday, 16 August. The l [...]

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